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The Glory of God on Cape Cod: April 23, 2008 update
 

 Today again pastors and leaders from across the Cape and from different
denominational backgrounds met to pray for the vision that the Lord
deposited in our hearts, a vision for His Glory in our midst and the
subsequent outbreak of revival.

*Abide in Me, and I in you**. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself,
unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me. I am
the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears
much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. If anyone does not abide in
Me, he is cast out as a branch and is withered; and they gather them and
throw them into the fire, and they are burned. if you abide in Me, and My
words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for
you. By this My father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; so you will
be My disciples." *John 15: 4-8

Our Lord Jesus taught us in His word that we cannot bear fruit without
abiding in Him. *One of the ways *we abide in Him or we keep in communion
with Him, is through *our prayer life*. Without our dialogue with the Lord,
without our fellowship with Him through prayer, talking to Him and listening
to His voice (both through His written word as well as listening to His Holy
Spirit still small voice in our hearts), we cannot abide in Him.

It is in prayer that grow in intimacy with Him, and we receive strength,
wisdom, revelation, direction, *and we bear much fruit.*

*Cape Cod Prayer Furnace:*

Let us all together resolve to:

*I. Make every Christian home in your church a house of prayer*. Let every
Christian home on Cape Cod commit to praying half an hour a day specifically
that :

a. The Lord would pour His Spirit on us and our families, that His Presence
would fill our lives (The disciples in the book of Acts were filled many
times, not just once), and that the Presence and Glory of God would fill our
homes.

b. The Lord would pour out His Spirit on your church, that the Presence and
the Glory of God would fill your church where you attend and all the
churches of Cape Cod.

c. The Lord would pour out His Spirit on your town where you live, that He
would bring multitudes to His Kingdom in your town and all over the Cape.

*II. Make every Christian church on the Cape a house a prayer.* If your
church has a vibrant, well-attended prayer meeting, praise God. If not, we
encourage you to start one. Jesus said that the church is a house of prayer,
not only a house of fellowship and preaching/teaching (though of course
these are biblical mandates as well).

We want fervent prayers ascending to the throne of God from every Christian
home and every Christian church on Cape Cod unceasingly; like the widow of
Luke 18:3, until we experience His Glory/manifest Presence in our midst and
the subsequent outbreak of revival.

*III. We further sense that every church would focus its corporate prayer
meeting on praying for the town it is in*; that the Lord would pour out His
Spirit on that particular town and bring multitudes to His Kingdom. This way
we would be building the broken walls of the Cape in a Nehemiah-like
fashion, side by side, town by town. Let us together disseminate this vision
of a Cape Cod Prayer Furnace that asks, seeks, and knocks on heaven's door
for His Glory in our midst and the subsequent outbreak of revival.

Blessings,

The Glory of God on Cape Cod team


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